Professorial Teaching Fellow, Department of Sociology

Guildford, United Kingdom
£71,384 to £79,499 minimum per annum
12 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
30 Jun 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Full Time

Department of Sociology

Location:      Guildford
Salary:      £71,384 to £79,499 minimum per annum
Post Type:      Full Time
Closing Date:      Sunday 30 June 2019
Interview Date:      Thursday 25 July 2019

The University of Surrey is a global university with a world-class research profile and an enterprising spirit. Inventive and forward-thinking, its heritage shows a recurring theme of going its own way, doing things differently – and achieving notable results. The University of Surrey was awarded Gold status in the Teaching Excellence Framework, coming third out of over a hundred universities nationwide. The Department of Sociology has also performed exceptionally in league tables for UK universities and we were very proud to have achieved No. 1 status for Criminology in the Guardian University Guide tables, 2019.

The University is seeking exceptional candidates for the post of Professorial Teaching Fellow in the Department of Sociology. The postholder will be responsible for the strategic development of the Department’s courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level. For this post you will have extensive experience of developing thriving social science courses across different platforms and modes of delivery, including blended and distance learning. You should have a proven track record of successfully undertaking senior administrative roles and making substantial contributions to the administration of academic departments, including quality assurance and enhancement of teaching, curriculum development and innovation (including liaising with external organisations), undertaking market research for potential new courses, and developing teaching policy and practice. You should have a substantial portfolio of high-quality publications. In addition, there should be a willingness to teach across programmes in the areas of criminology, sociology and media & communications. Expertise in criminology/criminal justice is desirable, but not essential.

Further details about the Department are available at: For informal inquiries please contact the Head of Department, Professor Jon Garland (

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